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Updated: March 5, 2013 21:34 IST

Simulate your exams online

  • Rachit Jain
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Rigorous practice provides you confidence to tackle entrance tests. Photo: K.R. Deepak
Rigorous practice provides you confidence to tackle entrance tests. Photo: K.R. Deepak

Online tests provide lessons in time management

Increasing stress levels and mounting pressure — students are preparing round the clock in order to fair well in their examination. Apart from this, students are also gearing up to crack various entrance exams. Mock tests enhance their preparations and also make them confident.

In competitive examinations, time management is crucial and only real-time mock test could help them develop their time-management skills.

Educationists have devised free online tests as one of the ways to help students tackle the entrance exams. These online tests help to get a feel of appearing in the final exams and also enable him/her to time oneself in best possible manner.

Preparing for the entrance exams now gets easier with free practice tests available on many websites. On these portals, a set of questions are given, which students can attempt for free of cost simply by registering on the site.

These tests help students to understand ranking and will be able to act as a good practice platform.

The tests are available for various categories such as management (CAT, MAT, XAT), engineering (JEE Main, JEE Advanced), medical, defence, government jobs, placement papers for IT companies.

Benefits of giving free online tests

In all the free mock tests, for every question there is time limit defined, so when you are attempting the question you will get to know what time is sufficient for answering such questions.

The score given at the end of every test is based on where you stand vis-à-vis all other test takers, not to demoralise you but to tell you how much you need to work hard.

The questions are always based on the previous exam patterns. It will always help you to understand what kind of question you might expect in the exam.

You can repeat the free online test as many times as you wish. This will improve your time management. There is various online counselling also available in these portals, which may help you to understand the exam pattern.

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